Cockatoos (Australian Natural History Series) by Matt Cameron

By Matt Cameron

Cockatoos are huge, clever and engaging birds. Of the 21 recognized species, 14 ensue in Australia, with 3 of those additionally present in New Guinea. Seven species are disbursed around the islands of south-east Asia. whereas many species are universal or considerable, an expanding quantity face extinction because of habitat loss, the unlawful poultry alternate and worldwide warming.
Extensively illustrated, Cockatoos seems on the ecology and conservation of those iconic birds, together with their evolution, distribution, hobbies, feeding and copy. It examines the pest prestige of cockatoos, the impression of the unlawful chook alternate and the position performed by way of aviculturists in cockatoo conservation programs.

Show description

Read Online or Download Cockatoos (Australian Natural History Series) PDF

Similar birdwatching books

The Art of Bird Finding: Before You ID Them, You Have to See Them

Filling a niche within the immense literature on birding, Pete Dunne explains in his specified kind how to define birds--the often-ignored first step in determining, staring at, and directory fowl species.

Nesting Birds of a Tropical Frontier: The Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas (Perspectives on South Texas, sponsored by Texas A&M University-Kingsville)

The tale in the back of the birds every person desires to seeHalfway among Dallas and Mexico urban, alongside the previous few hundred miles of the Rio Grande, lies a subtropical outpost the place humans come from world wide to work out birds. positioned among the temperate north and the tropic south, with barren region to the west and ocean to the east, the decrease Rio Grande Valley of Texas presents habitat for quite a few birds visible nowhere else within the usa.

Avian Cognition: Exploring the Intelligence, Behavior, and Individuality of Birds

Not like the other e-book, Avian Cognition completely examines avian intelligence, habit, and individuality. personal tastes, offerings, motivation, and conduct of species, flocks, and person birds are mentioned and in comparison. This e-book investigates who birds are and why they do what they do. day-by-day, seasonal, and play actions, creativity, reasoning skills, problem-solving talents, social interplay, existence phases, and communique styles are defined, and a contrast is made among vocalizations which are discovered and people who are inherited.

Biology and Comparative Physiology of Birds: Volume I

Biology and Comparative body structure of Birds, quantity I specializes in the body structure, class, features, and geographical distribution, in addition to the digestive, blood, and apprehensive platforms, of birds. the choice first deals info at the starting place of birds and adaptive radiation in birds.

Additional info for Cockatoos (Australian Natural History Series)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.46 of 5 – based on 21 votes